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Reason for taking: Other
11/3/2011 11:46:37 AM

Reviewer: sannaricano, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

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Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Vitamin D deficiency, both my husband & I. I have lots of health issues that this could help with. Some are talking about taking 5000 wanted to see if there are side effects at high dosages.

Reason for taking: Other
6/14/2011 7:22:29 PM

Reviewer: Jackie, 35-44 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Unsure what to do? Diagnosed as having hypothyroidism about 1 yr ago. Taking synthroid. Feeling so tired and muscles fatigue and ache so easily. Just found out my Vit D level is 10(range 30-50) TSH alittle off too. Dr is increasing synthroid but wants me to take 50000u of Vit D 2x a week for 12 weeks. After reading other peoples posts, I am really concerned about all the side effects :( I don' ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
5/26/2011 10:06:51 PM

Reviewer: AT-9ng, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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(PRE-TREATMENT POST) Just had my annual physical exam today. VIT D deficient: 9 ng/mL (very low!). Been feeling little depressed lately, little bit more irritable, can't sleep well, and feel muscle and joint pains. My doctor didn't want to prescribe Vit D2/50,000 IU since I had a kidney stone problem in the past & I'm still under a care of a urologist. She prescribed Vit D3/2,0 ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
5/25/2011 2:29:59 PM

Reviewer: Another anonymous poster, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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I don't know if it's the Vit D or what, but since taking 1000 iu daily, my knee hurts and yesterday, my hip/leg started aching. Am currently looking for info on Vit D sensitivity and/or overdose...came to this site first and decided to post. I heard about Vit D on the Dr. Oz show. I get these pills at Costco, mfg by Nature Made.

Reason for taking: Other
5/23/2011 9:25:05 AM

Reviewer: daynalink, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
April 4, I had bloodwork for the Vitamin D deficeny and sure enough it was low 14. Dr put me on 50,000IU a week for 8 weeks. I was taking it every Tuesday, had to switch to Sundays because of the horrendous side effects. 1 hr after taking it, I feel blah and weak then in the middle of the night I wake up with severe cramping w/urges to go to the bathroom and there's nothing. The next 24-36 ... Show Full Comment

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